Newsmakers: March 19, 2007

Junior Round-up

Taylore Karle will play in this week's LPGA Safeway International presented by Coca-Cola. Karle finished second in the recent Safeway International Amateur Open to earn the invitation. Karle is familiar with Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club's Prospector Course, having won the 2006 PING Phoenix Junior there in August. Former AJGA member Sydnee Michaels, now a freshman at UCLA, will also play in the event.

College Round-up

Chris Kirk

Georgia won its second event of the spring season at the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational with a 10-under-par 854. The Bulldogs were led by Chris Kirk, who won individual honors with a 6-under-par 210, and runner-up Brendon Todd, who shot a 4-under-par 212.

St. Mary's took top honors at the University of San Francisco Triumph, finishing at 1-over-par 853. The Gaels were led by Michael McRae, who took the individual title with a 4-under-par 209.

BYU claimed victory at the UNLV Spring Invitational with a team-total 17-under-par 847. Jennifer Shipley of Fresno State won on the third playoff hole to take medalist honors with an 11-under-par 205.

Duke rolled to another victory, this time at the LSU/Cleveland Golf Classic. The Blue Devils fired a tournament-total 8-over-oar 872 and Amanda Blumenherst captured the individual title with a 9-under-par 207.

Purdue's Maria Hernandez won the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational with a 1-over-par 217. Lamar's Hillary Zeigler captured medalist honors at the Lady Cardinal Invitational with an 8-over-par 150.

 
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Weekly Results
Randy Wise Junior Open
Boys
Total
1
Donnie Trosper
133
2
Kevin Gordon
137
T
3
Winston Margaritis
139
T
3
Tyler Pearson
139
Girls
Total
1
Morgan Gonzales
142
T
2
Riley Rennell
143
T
2
Madasyn Pettersen
143
AJGA Junior at Bethesda
Boys
Total
1
Chad McCann
138
2
Luke Schaap
141
T
3
Graham Hutchinson
142
T
3
Nathan Chuwait
142
Girls
Total
1
Shannon Brooks
137
2
Julie Luo
145
T
3
Brynn Walker
149
T
3
Delaney Shah
149
Coca-Cola Junior Championship at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Nelson Pang
153
2
James Turner
154
T
3
Tianlin Zhang
155
T
3
Viraj Garewal
155
Girls
Total
1
Brooke McDougald
155
T
2
Belinda Hu
157
T
2
Jiayu Kong
157
T
2
Veronica Joels
157
Stockton Convention & Visitors Bureau Junior All-Star
Boys
Total
1
Ricky Castillo
135
2
Kyle Cox
136
3
Clay Seeber
137
Girls
Total
1
Carolyn Zhao
141
2
Brittany Park
144
T
3
Yealimi Noh
146
T
3
Ty Akabane
146
T
3
Waverly Whiston
146
Coca-Cola Junior All-Star at Sugarloaf
Boys
Total
1
Scott Roden
146
2
Charlie Dubiel
147
3
Won Jun Lee
150
Girls
Total
1
Lindsay May
157
2
Christine Shao
160
3
Hailey Jones
161
PBE Qualifier - California
Boys
Total
T
1
Kevin An
71
T
1
Yash Majmudar
71
T
3
Lucas Carper
72
T
3
Alex Chin
72
T
3
William Draper
72
T
3
Joseph Burlison
72
T
3
Yu-Jen Cheng
72
Girls
Total
1
Courtney Vogel
70
T
2
Sophia Hui
74
T
2
Waverly Whiston
74
T
2
Ty Akabane
74
T
2
Samantha Gong
74
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